Plan a Visit

Tours are available at our South Chicago Farm from April through October. This 14-acre food and fitness park is a collaborative project between Urban Growers Collective and the Chicago Park District.

On the tour, you will see our seven-acre growing space which houses a geodesic greenhouse, urban livestock including pygmy goats, our apiary, farm space for incubator farmers, as well as urban vegetable production.

Location: 8900 S. Green Bay Avenue, Chicago, IL (Intersection of 90th Street and South Mackinaw Avenue)

Day of Week: Saturdays, April 7 through October 27, 2018

Times: 10:00am and 1:00pm

Fee: $10.00 per adult, $5.00 per child 12 and under

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Waivers — All participants on the tour must sign a liability waiver.  For children under 18 years of age, a parent must sign the waiver.
  • For parties of 10 people or more — Please RSVP to info@urbangrowerscollective.org with your name, contact phone number, and the size of the group.

NEW!

 

Join us this summer for free youth led tours of Urban Growers Collective’s Grant Park Potager Farm! Established in 2005, in partnership with the Chicago Park District, this farm is located in downtown Chicago, near Buckingham Fountain, and serves as a primer example of urban agriculture and innovative youth programming in Chicago!

Teens from across the city will share more information about Urban Growers Collective’s work, the Grant Park Potager Farm and how they grow an abundance of vegetables, culinary herbs and edible flowers in a beautiful and productive way throughout the summer.

When: July 5 – August 10th

Where: Grant Park Urban Potager Farm (~350 S Columbus Drive, NW Corner of Congress and Columbus)

Time: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm

Contact us to arrange a group tour (more than 10 people) at 773-376-8882 or info@urbangrowerscollective.org. Individuals and small groups are welcome to drop in!

Please note there will not be tours August 1-3 due to park closures for Lollapalooza. Tours will also be cancelled for inclement weather.

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